Pyongyang, March 6 (KCNA) — The Foreign Ministry of the DPRK notifies that the Malaysian ambassador to the DPRK is labeled as a persona non grata under a relevant article of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and demanded that the ambassador leave the DPRK within 48 hours from 10:00 on March 5 (Sunday), 2017. -0-
Pyongyang, February 25 (KCNA) — The Kelvis Publishing House of Dominica brought out in booklet “Let Us Add Eternal Brilliance to Comrade Kim Jong Il’s Great Idea and Achievements of the Songun Revolution”, a work of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, on Feb. 12 to mark the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
The work, published on Aug. 25, Juche 102 (2013), deals with the Songun revolutionary exploits of Kim Jong Il and the essence and originality of the Songun revolutionary idea and indicates the tasks for successfully accomplishing the cause of the Songun revolution. -0-
Pyongyang, February 25 (KCNA) — Events took place in different countries to celebrate the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
They included meetings, seminars, book and photo exhibitions and film shows in Myanmar, Romania and India between February 2 and 10.
On display at their venues were photos showing the revolutionary career and exploits of leader Kim Jong Il and the revolutionary activities of respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
There were also works of the peerlessly great men of Mt Paektu and books and photos introducing the Korean army and people in the efforts to open up a golden age in building a socialist power.
“The Sun of Songun Shedding Its Rays All over the World” and other Korean films were shown.
Tha Win, secretary of the Yangon Regional Committee of the Union Solidarity and Development Party of Myanmar, said that Kim Jong Il was not only the great leader of the Korean people but also a prominent leader of the world revolution.
His distinguished feat is that he enriched the Juche idea, founded by President Kim Il Sung, to provide the powerful ideo-theoretical weapon to the world progressive people struggling for independence, the secretary stressed.
Vasile Orleanu, chairman of the Supreme Council of the New Socialist Party of Romania, said that Kim Jong Il had enjoyed boundless reverence of all peoples for his distinguished ideo-theoretical wisdom, extraordinary leadership and noble popular traits.
S. P. Pathak, chairman of the Indian Society for the Study of Works of Kim Jong Il, and Vipin Gupta, chairman of the Juche Philosophy Study Committee of India, said that there was no such great person in history as Kim Jong Il who had performed titanic feats for the global cause of independence with his great idea and leadership. -0-
Pyongyang, February 25 (KCNA) — A Peruvian personage and a South African organization issued statements in celebration of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
Julio Cesar Pantigoso Barretto, chairman of the Chiclayo and Trujillo Branch of the Peru-Korea Institute of Culture and Friendship, said in his statement on February 16:
Kim Jong Il was a great leader and statesman who developed in depth the Juche idea and thoroughly applied it in the revolution and construction to powerfully promote the building of a socialist power in the DPRK and the independent and peaceful reunification of the country.
He conducted energetic activities to strengthen friendship and solidarity with the peoples of countries aspiring after independence.
The Peruvian people are highly praising him for having constantly adhered to the Juche-based and revolutionary stand.
The Mfumalanga Provincial Group for the Study of the Juche Idea of South Africa in its statement on February 7 praised the revolutionary career of Kim Jong Il who was born and grew up in Mt Paektu, hearing gunfire during the great anti-Japanese war.
The DPRK fought against the U.S.-led imperialist allied forces to defend its sovereignty.
It is a powerful nuclear weapons state, recognized by not only the DPRK’s friends but also the enemies. -0-
Pyongyang, February 25 (KCNA) — Indian newspapers dedicated special write-ups to the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
The Feb. 3rd issue of the newspaper Indian and World Event allotted two whole pages to articles of various titles illustrated with a photo of Kim Jong Il. The newspaper introduced in detail his feats for the socialist cause.
The Feb. 9th issue of Ocean News Point allotted one whole page to an article titled “Kim Jong Il, eternal leader of the DPRK” illustrated with his photo.
The Feb. 8th issue of New Delhi Times said in an article titled “The DPRK’s self-development” that one of the factors by which the Korean army and people could bring about the world-startling miracles and changes in grim annals of the revolution is the self-development based on the Juche idea.
The Feb. 11th issue of Awaking elaborated in an article titled “Ushering in a fresh era of independent reunification” the exploits of Kim Jong Il who devoted his all to realizing the Korean nation’s cause of reunification. -0-
Pyongyang, February 24 (KCNA) — Iranian Ambassador to the DPRK Seyed Mohsen Emadi hosted a reception at his embassy on Friday to mark the Day of the Shining Star, the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
Among those present on invitation were Ri Yong Ho, foreign minister of the DPRK, Thae Hyong Chol, president of Kim Il Sung University and concurrently minister of Higher Education who is chairman of the Iran-DPRK Friendship Parliamentary Group, and Kim Jong Suk, chairwoman of the Korean Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries.
The Iranian ambassador said in his speech that they are pleased to celebrate the Day of the Shining Star.
He noted that the relations between the two countries were provided by Leader of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Seyed Ali Khamenei and President Kim Il Sung.
He expressed the will to boost the cooperation between the two countries, saying that the Iranian people are attaching great importance to the relations with the DPRK.
Ri Yong Ho said it is a token of reverence for Kim Jong Il that the Iranian friends are significantly celebrating the Day of the Shining Star together with the Korean people.
Kim Jong Il’s exploits for the development of the friendly relations between the two countries and the global cause of independence will be immortal, he said.
He reiterated that the Korean people would make all efforts to develop the traditional relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries provided by the great leaders of the DPRK together with the high-ranking leaders of Iran. -0-
Pyongyang, February 24 (KCNA) — Delegations of political parties and organizations and personages of various countries visited the DPRK embassies in their countries between Feb. 10 and 16 in celebration of the 75th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.
The visitors laid floral baskets and bouquets before the portraits of smiling President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and paid tribute to them.
They included delegations of parties and organizations of Mexico and Nigeria and personages of Cuba, Bangladesh, Nepal, Iran, Myanmar and DR Congo. -0-